Russian troll farm makes US comeback

Internet Research Agency said to be behind leftwing website was also active during 2016 election
The IRA began as an effort to stifle domestic Russian dissent before targeting the US © AFP via Getty Images

After the FBI tipped off Facebook that the obscure leftwing website Peace Data was a clandestine front for Russia this week, the site’s anonymous administrators responded the only way a troll knows how: by brazenly posting through the scandal.